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Chung-Souk Han

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Room 2020, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071 
Phone: 307.766.2930
Fax: 307.766.2695

Chung Souk Han

Dr.-Ing. (comparable to Ph.D.), 1999, Civil Engineering/Computational Mechanics, University of Hannover, Germany 
Dipl.-Ing. (comparable to M.S.), 1994, Applied Mechanics, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany 
Vordipl. (comparable to B.S.), 1991, Mathematics, minor field: Applied Mechanics, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor, 2010 - present, Mechanical Engineering, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
  • Assistant Professor, 2005 - 2010, Civil Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
  • Research associate, 2004 - 2005, Microstructure Physics and Metal Forming, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, Germany
  • Post-doctoral researcher, 2003 - 2004, Materials Science & Engineering, Stanford University, USA and Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research, Germany
  • Post-doctoral researcher, 2000 - 2002, Materials Science & Engineering, Ohio State University, OH
  • Visiting Post-doctoral researcher, 1999 - 2000, Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Research associate, 1995 - 1999, Applied Mechanics,Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany

Research Interests:

Micromechanics, Nanomechanics, Experimental Characterization of Materials, Constitutive Modeling of Materials, Computational Mechanics and Simulation Techniques, Materials Science, Scientometrics

Selected Publications:

  • Han, C.-S., 2011. On the demographical changes of U.S. research doctorate awardees and corresponding trends in research fields. Scientometrics, 89, 845-865.
  • Han, C.-S., 2010. Influence of the molecular structure on indentation size effect in polymers. Materials Science and Engineering A, 527, 619-624.
  • Han, C.-S., Lee, S.K., and England, M., 2010. Transition to postmodern science - related scientometric data. Scientometrics, 84, 391-401.
  • Tatiraju, R.V.S. and Han, C.-S., 2010. Rate dependent indentation size effects in filled silicone rubber.  Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, 5, 277-288.
  • Kim, J.H. and Lee, M.-G., and Han, C.-S., 2008. Determination of wrinkling criteria for an incompressible polymer membrane by non-linear elastic finite element method. Polymer and Polymer Composites, 16, 225-232.
  • Han, C.-S. and Nikolov, S., 2007. Indentation size effects of polymers and related rotation gradients. Journal of Materials Research, 22, 1662-1672.
  • Nikolov, S., Han, C.-S., and Raabe, D. 2007. On the origin and modeling of size effects in small-strain elasticity of solid polymers. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 44, 1582-1592. Corrigendum in International Journal of Solids and Structures, 44, 7713-7713, 2007.
  • Han, C.-S., Ma, A., Roters, F., and Raabe, D., 2007. A Finite Element approach with patch projection for strain gradient plasticity formulations. International Journal of Plasticity, 23, 690-710.
  • Han, C.-S., Zhang, C., Wang, J., Kim, J., and Choi, S.-B., 2007. Finite Element analysis of thickness dependent debonding forces of elastomer coatings. Journal of Adhesion, 83, 535-551.
  • Han, C.-S., Roters, F., and Raabe, D., 2006. On strain gradients and size-dependent hardening descriptions in crystal plasticity. Metals and Materials International, 12, 407-411.
  • Han, C.-S., Hartmaier, A., Gao, H., and Huang, Y., 2006. Discrete dislocation dynamics simulations of surfaces induced size effects in plasticity. Materials Science and Engineering A, 415, 225-233.
  • Han, C-S., Kim, J.-H., Chung, K., and Kang, T.J., 2006. Modeling the plastic deformation of crystals with thin precipitates. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 43, 2398-2421.
  • Choi, Y, Walter, M.E., Lee, J.K., and Han, C.-S., 2006. Experimental observation of plastic anisotropy evolution in sheet metals. Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, 1, 309-332.
  • Choi, Y., Han, C.-S., Lee, J.K., and Wagoner, R.H., 2006. Modeling multi-axial deformation of planar elasto-plastic materials, Part II: Applications. International Journal of Plasticity, 20, 1765-1783.
  • Choi, Y., Han, C.-S., Lee, J.K., and Wagoner, R.H., 2006. Modeling multi-axial deformation of planar elasto-plastic materials, Part I: Theory. International Journal of Plasticity, 20, 1745-1764.

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